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ERIC Number: ED233061
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr-15
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
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The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Analysis of Discrepancy Score Phenomenon in a Real World Sample.
Hoover, Randy L.; Kadunc, Nancy
The purpose of this paper is to examine the nature of discrepancy score phenomena of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), as related to internal consistency and construct validity of the instrument. Data were collected from 140 university research managers. The data suggest internal consistency problems: only 37.3 percent of the subjects produced internally consistent scores. From the examination of the discrepancy scores in this real world sample, a judgment is offered about interpretation and use of MBTI data containing discrepant scores in light of the Jungian theory undergirding the MBTI. (PN)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Myers Briggs Type Indicator